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Baltimore: 55 fishing charters available

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Baltimore
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trips from $425

Rockin N Rowan

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(58 reviews)
Baltimore
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trips from $525

Vickie Ann Charters – Dundalk

Baltimore
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trips from $450

Baltimore's Finest Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(15 reviews)
Baltimore
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trips from $125

Finnaholic Fishing Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(7 reviews)
Baltimore

Safari Girl Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(12 reviews)
Baltimore
trips from $730

Patent Pending Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(92 reviews)
Tracys Landing
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trips from $735

PrimeTime Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(242 reviews)
Stevensville
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trips from $490

Corsica Charter Company

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(5 reviews)
Chester
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trips from $650

Fin Hunter Charter Fishing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(23 reviews)
Pasadena
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trips from $750

Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Baltimore

According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Baltimore, Maryland are: Full list of top fishing charters in Baltimore

The average price for a private 4 hour Baltimore fishing trip is $397, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $671 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Baltimore that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Baltimore are:

The top 3 fishing techniques in Baltimore are:

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Many fishing charters in Baltimore provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Baltimore are:

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Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Baltimore are:
  • 3-hour fishing trips – $450
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $458
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $699
  • 7-hour fishing trips – $125
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $761

150 miles into the Chesapeake Bay, the bustling town of Baltimore is a hub for angling action. From the waterfront park, to inshore rivers, and out to the bay itself, there’s no end to the fishing grounds you can explore. The best way of exploring them all is on a Baltimore fishing charter. Follow a professional guide on the way to success, as you go after some truly prized species.
 
Some of the creatures here will blow your mind. The East Coast favorite, Striped Bass – or Rockfish, as it’s known here – is everywhere. There’s also plenty of delicious Flounder, Tautog, Black Seabass, Trout, and Crab on offer. Bluefish, Redfish, Black Drum, and Sharks are also available for you to test your skills, so there’s something for all kinds of anglers.
 
And that’s reflected in the trips on offer. Beginners and families can take advantage of half day trips to test the waters. These are also a great way for any experienced angler to get their fix. Full day trips, however, will give you the best chance of filling the boat. Head boats are also an option for individual anglers or those on a budget, so take your pick!
 
While fishing is possible 365-days a year, you’ll want to beware of the weather. The fish can flee the Chesapeake Bay when it rains, so winter tends to see better action in the rivers. Peak season is spring through fall, when Rockfish and all Maryland’s favorite fish come out to play. Head down to one of the numerous marinas on the Patapsco and away you go.

 

Rules & Regulations

Baltimore fishing charters come with licenses covered for all those on board. All you’ll need to do is sign up for free to the Maryland Saltwater Angler Registry. For all other rules, such as size and bag limits, your professional captain will keep you in check.

Baltimore
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 25065 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade celebrates one of the country’s most influential civil rights campaigners in January. If you laugh in the face of winter, you can also enjoy the Polar Bear Plunge this time of year.

February

If you missed the Polar Bear Plunge but still want to get cold for a good cause, join Cupid’s Undie Run! This charity event sees runners sprint through town in nothing but their underwear.

March

Black Seabass is open for harvest in March and anglers take to the water in droves to catch this delicious fish. Tautog are also biting hard this time of year, making for some great food fishing.

April

Blue Crab and Striped Bass open for harvest in April, making it one of the most productive times to fish the Chesapeake Bay. Don’t be a fool, get out there and bag yourself some tasty fish!

May

The list of delicious fish just keeps getting longer as the weather warms up. Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tautog, Black Seabass, Crab, Stripers, Sheepshead, and Croakers are all in season!

June

River anglers have been enjoying catch and release fishing for Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass all spring, but from June on you can finally keep this freshwater delicacy.

July

Baltimore Artscape has been going since the 80’s, bringing the city's arts scene into full view with performances, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. This is a chance to really get to know the city.

August

The heat of summer just makes the fish bite harder here in the Chesapeake Bay. Bag yourself some tasty Flounder and Crab, or battle monster Striped Bass for the perfect trophy or a great meal.

September

People say you shouldn’t eat Crab after summer. Don’t listen to them – crabbing is great in September! Pull in some tasty Rockfish before running your trotline and heading home with a real feast.

October

Baltimore Free Fall welcomes you to enjoy over 300 arts and cultural events for free. The festival spans most of the month, and there’s always something great to check out.

November

Charm City Fringe Festival gives you yet another chance to enjoy Baltimore’s great artistic and cultural scene. See rising stars in independent theater or check out some great live stand-up alongside hot fishing.

December

Celebrate the music of the King himself in The Night of 100 Elvises. This is exactly what it sounds like, with live performance of Elvis’ greatest hits. Not a fan? Escape the music and bag some Stripers instead!

Baltimore Fishing Calendar

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Make sure you have a back-up fishing plan in case the Bay is unable to navigate.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you have a back-up fishing plan in case the Bay is unable to navigate.
Bryan  W.
Bryan W. Jarrettsville, MD
Take snacks, lots of beverages, only 1 large cooler to take the fish home with you after they are filet.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Take snacks, lots of beverages, only 1 large cooler to take the fish home with you after they are filet.
Stanley  H.
Stanley H. Macungie, PA

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
The captain worked extra hard to find us some great fishing despite the finicky fall conditions. It was a great adventure and fun for the whole family. We left with lots of rockfish and some great memories! Highly recommended!
Jennifer  S.
Jennifer S. Ellicott City, Maryland
Safari Girl Charters
Safari Girl Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(12 reviews)
My friends and I had a wonderful time on the safari girl. We caught several decent sized rockfish despite conditions not being the best. Captain Mark definitely knows what he’s doing and does it old school. Awesome!
Jacqueline  N.
Jacqueline N. Westminster, Maryland
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Fantastic experience! Can’t wait for the spring to come back! Thank you so much
Steven  L.
Steven L. Woodbine, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
We had a great time with Captain David! I took my son for his 13th birthday and we were happy with our trip! It was our first time on a charter. It was a tough day for catching striped bass, but we caught a few. And had a delicious dinner as a result. Captain David was knowledgeable, explained things to us and made our first experience a memorable one. Thanks so much for your time Captain!
Holly  B.
Holly B. Hanover, PA
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
We had the best trip! Dave was incredibly helpful and really knew his stuff! We went home with enough fish for a month. Perfect way to spend a September morning. Thank you so much!
Lauren  K.
Lauren K. Baltimore, MD
Rockin N Rowan
Rockin N Rowan
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(58 reviews)
We had a great time celebrating my son's 13th birthday. The water was a little rough and the captain called me the day before to discuss how we could still make it a fun time.
Amanda  K.
Amanda K. Monrovia, MD
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(54 reviews)
We had such an amazing time fishing with Cpt Chuck! He was super knowledgeable, helpful, and very friendly. We caught 60 fish between the two of us - nearly all stripers with a few catfish. We will definitely be doing it again. Such an enjoyable time!
Will  B.
Will B. Cockeysville, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
The morning started off slow but Capt. Dave kept after it and put on on some great rock fish eventually. It was definitely worth the 3.5 hr drive we had getting here and wouldn’t hesitate doing it again. My family thanks you for a great morning on the bay!
Mark  K.
Mark K. Alexandria, Virginia
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Today was simply excellent. This was a Father’s Day gift to the dads from our wives and it was perfect. The captain was excellent, helpful, funny, and made us feel at home on his boat. We will be doing this again in the future.
Jacob  R.
Jacob R. Baltimore, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
We caught lots of perch, sometimes 2 per cast. Captain Dave put us right on them. Including the throw backs, the 3 of us probably landed close to 100 in not more than 90 minutes. Then we went looking for a trolling experienced and found some blues. Not as many but a different experience. The boat is very clean, and Dave made us feel very at home. A great aftenoon on the water!
Craig  S.
Craig S. Sebring, FL
Rockin N Rowan
Rockin N Rowan
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(58 reviews)
Captain Jake worked and got us on the fish. We caught our limit and had a blast. Equipment was top notch and Captain Jake knows the bay and gets you in the right place. He cleaned our catch and we left with beautiful Rock fillets. Highly recommend this boat and Captain Jake. We'll be back again.
Steve  A.
Steve A. Bear Creek Village, PA
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
We had a blast! 5 of us got 9 rockfish and we thoroughly enjoyed Captain Dave and his boat Keeper!
Kathleen  F.
Kathleen F. Middle River, Maryland
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
My son and I couldn’t have had a better experience. Dave, the captain was an outstanding captain. Personable, very knowledgeable, and catered to our every need. If you go charter fishing in Baltimore, this is the guy you want to take you out. No joke.
Bruce  B.
Bruce B. Gerrardstown, WV
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Captain David was friendly and knowledgeable. He put us on the fish and I think he got a good workout unhooking all the fish we caught. We had such a great time. Highly recommend him. We will be going out with him again soon!
Stephenie  V.
Stephenie V. Columbia, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
This was a fantastic experience for my son and I. Captain Dave knew exactly where to take us to see action. I lost count just how many white perch we reeled in. Then he relocated us to just the right spot to land some good size catfish and a surprise rock bass. Captain Dave was a outgoing, personable, and knowledgeable charter boat Captain. I highly recommend him to any group looking to enjoy a day on the water, just be prepared to catch some fish because he knows just where to find them.
George  D.
George D. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(54 reviews)
Had a great day on the water! Capt Chuck is a knowledgeable guide and knows where to find the fish. We will definitely be back.
Scott  R.
Scott R. Nottingham, MD
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(54 reviews)
We went on this trip hoping to catch a lot of fish and did just that. Not only did the captain know the best spots to go to catch fish, but with beginner fishermen - one being a 13yr- he took the time to teach them how to cast properly and helped bait the hooks. I can't wait until we can plan our next trip. 10/10 would recommend it!
Tiera  R.
Tiera R. Garrison, MD
Rockin N Rowan
Rockin N Rowan
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(58 reviews)
Captain Jake knows his stuff and can put you on fish. Great way to spend the day!
Ethan  C.
Ethan C. Prairie Village, KS
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
We had such a good time..fish weren't biting and Dave kept moving to other places to try..we stayed out a bit longer than normal nit then got 2 very nice rockfish right near end of trip..we would have been happy either way..Dave was awesome and really did his best to get us fish!! We will be back again!!
Kathy  F.
Kathy F. Dundalk, Maryland
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Very professional, kind, attentive and know his stuff about fishing! Very reasonable price. Answer emails and texts messages promptly. #YouRock
Teisha  N.
Teisha N. Garrison, MD

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